- Experience. Mayo Clinic provides total parenteral nutrition to nearly 1,500 people each year, some of whom receive treatment at home. Your care team is prepared with the experience, knowledge and resources to provide you with exactly the care you need.
- Expertise. Mayo Clinic doctors have experience in several parenteral feeding methods. Your Mayo doctor will work with you and your caregivers to find the best option. Follow-up exams with your doctor and ongoing support from other care team members can help you achieve successful PN at home.
- Collaboration. At Mayo Clinic, gastroenterologists, surgeons, pharmacists, internal medicine specialists, dietitians and nurse specialists work as a team to provide the care you need.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks #1 for digestive disorders in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., is ranked among the Best Hospitals and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., is ranked high performing for digestive disorders by U.S. News & World Report.
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At Mayo Clinic, we assemble a team of specialists who take the time to listen and thoroughly understand your health issues and concerns. We tailor the care you receive to your personal health care needs. You can trust our specialists to collaborate and offer you the best possible outcomes, safety and service.
Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit medical institution that reinvests all earnings into improving medical practice, research and education. We're constantly involved in innovation and medical research, finding solutions to improve your care and quality of life. Your doctor or someone on your medical team is likely involved in research related to your condition.
Our patients tell us that the quality of their interactions, our attention to detail and the efficiency of their visits mean health care — and trusted answers — like they've never experienced.
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